Are you ready? National Science Week Countdown!

The Academy of Science of South Africa is looking forward visiting the following schools during National Science Week:

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Programme 29 July – 2 August 2019

Theme: “Facing the harsh realities of climate change” – view the welcome slides

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome & Overview

Mrs Susan Veldsman (ASSAf)

09:15 – 09:50

Human contribution to climate change

Mr Tsepo Majake (ASSAf)

09:50 – 10:30

SA weather and climate change

South African Weather Service (SAWS)

10:30 – 11:00


Future careers and higher education funding

Mr Evans Mmola (DHET: National Artisan Career Development (INDLELA))

11:30 – 12:30

Climate change around the globe

Virtual exchange between youth leaders from global North (Germany, Poland) and global South (SA, Kenya, Cameroon, Zimbabwe)

Mrs Ina Smith (ASSAf)

12:30 – 13:00

Launch of Quest website & Competition time!

Mr Floyd Masemola (ASSAf)

13:00 – 

Reply & Certification

Mr Graham Morris (DBE)



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